The BWA saw some good action over the weekend as the first event of the year got off to a flying start. Full power 3.7 weather on Sunday meant some great action was seen as the UK\'s best riders launched themselves skyward. Our sister site was on-site to bring you a blow-by-blow account of all the heats, you can check through that HERE. Coming out on top was local boy Phil Horrocks, defeating Adam Lewis in a windy final in North Wales.

Fourth place John Skye has posted a short report on his blog, click here. We\'ll have the full report later today in our PM update, but keep an eye out as the fleet descends on Ireland for the next event!

Following on from the great success at their very own season opener in Santa Cruz, the AWT have announced their latest Rider of the Week. Under the spotlight this time is Anne Marie Reichman, check out her chat on the AWT site by clicking here.

Andy Lachauer is the latest name to burst onto the PWA Freestyle scene, securing a top ten finish at his first event in Austria. have caught up with Andy to find out what the next move is...Check it out here and scope Andy in action over the winter in Costa Rica below.

A bit of wave action to wrap up the AM update now. Filmed during a super-windy session at Hanstholm in Denmark recently, Flo Söhnchen, Steffi Wahl and Oli Maier score it big in this ice cold clip.

Full report later today in the PM update, check back then for all the up-to-the-minute news and video...

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